Case studies

When I have no one to turn to, I write

Todor PetkovI propose a mental experiment based on a real case: I will construct an ideal-type hero with a biography strewn with social sufferings, contradictions of inheritance, successful and unsuccessful self-inheritances etc. on the basis of the actual...

The Refugee

Tanya Orbova The refugee's figure is perhaps the most complete incarnation of "I have no one to turn to." However, contemporary studies of the so-called "refugee wave" ("crisis," "invasion," etc.) in the media are reversed, right up to an analysis of issues affecting...

The Socialist Man

Rositsa Lyubenova I would like to give a different and, I think, important point of view to the socialist society and the socialist man, marked with specific traumatism (unresolved to date). I mean a socioanalytical perspective on reality, which has become a...

The Depopulated Village

Desislav Georgiev The problem that I propose to address is the social suffering in the context of the Bulgarian village and in particular how it is related to the ongoing demographic and economic changes. The subject is a continuation of my bachelor’s thesis, for...

The Patient’s suffering

Denitsa Nencheva I propose in this part of the project to pay attention to another aspect of social suffering - the suffering of the patient. In this case, my main focus, due to previous concerns with the subject, as well as personal motivation, is directed at a...

The Homosexual Other

Radoslav Dayarski My research project on "I have no one to turn to" - Socio-Analytical Dimensions of Vulnerability" will focus on researching the suffering of the homosexual. Suffering that is caused by a contemporary social construct - namely sexuality as a...

Roma, homelessness, inequality

Dimitar PanchevThis part of the project, related to the socio-analytical dimensions of vulnerability, will aim to challenge the different forms of homelessness, empirical material for which will be accumulated through field studies that will be conducted on the...

The unrealized / unsuccessful graduate

The unrealized / unsuccessful graduate Diana Apostolova Within the project, I would like to investigate cases of young people (not following the formal statutory definition that identifies young people as those under 29 years old) who have successfully completed...